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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 19, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XIII. TWELVE PAGES LETHBR1DGE. ALBERTA, MONDAY, APRIL 19, 1920 TWELVE PAGES NUMBER 109 Chancellor of Exchequer Brings Down Is SCOREQEAD IN STORMS JNARKANSAS LITTLE ROCK, Atk.i April 19 -A score of persons; were kill- cd and maiiy' injured in which swept several counties in riorlhwcst ArkaTisas last niglif, according to, meagre messages received loilay'over demoralized FRENCH LABOR'DEMANDS BUT REVENUE HIGHER PAttIS, April (or withdrawal of sent.into Germeu cities east bt the Rhino; aban- donment of new coldhlal eipedllidris, suclras that in Syria.: at; praseiit, and release "of .the ef 1918 .frbni the colors, ao-o uiado iit a manifesto issued j by the Gent rat Federation of Labor i TAxmnu ln calling upon-workmen to join in LONDON, 'April Austen! lno-May Day These measures Chamberlaio, chancellor of the ex- be said, to, show chequer, in introducing the; budget In tha' house of commons today; said ths expenditures for 1920 were approil- In excess of the budget estimate'of last year, but below tho revised estimate of last'October.. Regarding revenue, 5Ir. Chamberlain declared that Uie result was not only more favorable .than bad beea antici- pated, but 'greatly exc'e eded the orig- inal bjidget'estimate of: The .actual exchequer" receipts were in excess of this. On the present basis of taxation the chancellor'calculated the revenue for the year'at Exchequer issues for the past year, Mrl'; Chamberlain sajd; were The revenue was leaving a de.flcit of OOO'whlchwas more.than the' budget estimate OOO.dOO less'than seemed probable In October. .The decrease in the'floating debt since the end of March, 1919 Tha -floating March 31, of this the. chancellor was ..-Mr.-Chamberlain estimated'the1 ex rjehdlture, for the'inew year at the. fb1" redaction., of-the That, how wa: npt-'snfficlent byway of reduction'am improve Britlsl tho future burden. ,Th'e''chaScellpr saidv'th'e" 'debt amounted' to a reduction of during the: year and this would- further reduced1 In-the current.-yea by-repayment of the loa The whblo loan, h would bo'repaid next on the qjeitton of further caih bonus to the returned added of retoiutlon should be lent to the King, the governorgeneral, the and the acting premier. "5- French Quits? 0 LONDON. April dard cays it can be asserted on Authority that Lofd French has placed his resignation'as lord lieutenant of Ireland In the hands of the government. Anarchists In Canada-Would Cause Trouble FRENCH WILLiFIX WHEAT PRICES FOR NEXT THREE YEARS PAJUS, April gov- ernment's -program for wheat control provides for price fii- ing for three years, guaraniee- Ing tho producer an- adequate AT return. Tho government will monopolize the importation, cf .wheat arid will retain ita right to requisition' domestic suu piles. Fine Week-End'Weather ,A1 Over On Land Soon. .Work on the: land "will general on Thursday and seeding .Trill.ba gen- eral on'Monday-next.- i., That Is. the opinion of Siipt. Falrfieid :6f tha Ex- perimental 'Firm.' Work on will start In the Nobief ord d Is trlct on, i Tuesday and there' wljl be seeding .'jreeky, ti fieal' spring the ifeelc eidj. the -Iiiv We; has put a. different sltoatipn and optimism hind UjoUJtMn Id d (strict with 'a fi 'it thinoW did; iniich Fighting Have Been Unable to Make Any Advance IEK1K (Ml Turk Nationalists Meet German! and Russian Communists in Munich To Be Held in Montreal in June Societies Un- der Ome Head 'April.' R. tho Ancient Order of Hibernians in Ottawa, In- 'ormed the''Jonrhal >tbat the proposed Irishmen will SPREAD REVOLUTION AKEA WASHI-SGTOX, April ated I'asha and Djemal TORON-TO, April that Toronto anarchists arc en- to stir Up discord and precipitate conditions similar to those in the United States as a result of the switchmen's strike, was showrvtoday when tho police 'discovered a number of habdbllls "Fellow workers: KOTV is the time to strike. The government VIOLA N So Declares Ex-President Poir------ care of Con- sider Ruin- Occupation Pasha, co-conspirators with Mustaph'a wun the capitalists. Oet-ready Nationalistj for the first Kcmal In, the .Turkish CONSTANTINOPLE, April soclatcd French crnleer landed three tattalions of infantry some batteries and cavalry, at Merslha Asia Minor, 14, according t an official communication Issued1 by Mustapha Kemal Pasha, leader of. the Natipnalist Armenian vol covered.the landing but the commimlcations -were iroken the French'TvcK.unable to advancs fur- ther than ttSf protection of their naval ConstanlmoBle The date has not1 as yet been "set. The object of tip convention is to organize all Irish societies under pno .ead, to educatefihe Canadian Irish- aen to last and 'always, to strengthen the status of the Cana- dian Irishmen, to co-operate, with other loyal Canadians in efforts to serve Canada as patriotic citizens; aridMast, but not Jeaetv1 to discuss the Irish-race A large number of delegates from Ottawa will attend the convention. movement..and fugitives for manyl. month's, have turned up In Munich j and have been in conference with; Cierman Coraniiinlsis and emissaries i of Lenine, according to official advices I received In Washington. Tha Conference was said-to have! been for the purpose of organizing; concerted-revolutionary movements in Turkey, India, Egypt, Persia and else- where; and Moslem delegates from In- dia., Persia, Azerbaijau, Afghanistan and Egypt were eald also lo have par- ticipated in a recent conference with. Lcnlnc in The 'Munich conference was inter- preted by omclals'here as havirife been called to Jorge further links in international, chain of prcli ml nary steps to ward which were j taken aVlhc-Moscow conference. In aid of the movement representatives of Lenino at Munich'are reported to have promised1 the.' Turkish and- Ger- man conspirators tiro hundred thpus; and Russian Bolshevik troops. These bills wera signed .by the anarchist group, a day horses, oh the land already, in but this week'wlil see seiAing well under way In many.parta of the south. The thermometer, on7 Sunday climb- ed to 59 and on Suhdarnlght'dropped only to 38. Frpst Is nearly'all out of the ground. Plowing at'Raymond to-the Herald) RAYMOND, April ideal weather prevailing, plowing started In. Rayinpnd .district The ground Is in excellent Bhape aud it is expected that seeding .vflll begin Wed- nesday. :The iced''situation shows a decided Seeding at Saskatoon SASKATOON, April 5iIaoKenziD, two iriiles eouth bt-Saska- toon, started seeding'operaHoES this morning. -i at Moose.Jaw MOOSE ing to the heavy fell of show here last iyeek, seeding were considered likely.'on; the 26th, have been'put back'at ItesVone -week, mak- ing It the tbird or fourth May be- fore farmers can: get" on tha land in this district. 'Reports.--. reaching; :-ConstanlHioBl say thaV'cpnfminlcatioii1 Setween Mci slna distant, ias been disconlin'ued for'sevcral dajs Was 'Formerly Working in Cal- gary-r-Has Mania for Sermons in Church Unionists an Ftin.ersiMii It In Donnybrook Fashion UntilVEiieniy '.Carry TAKES OFF.... RAYMOND LADY (Spoclal to the Herald) KAYHOND, 'April Jack Heryey, a well knoTm and highly es teemod woman .oJ- this community, died Saturday .evening of complica- tions following influenza. The deceas- ed, who was 35 years "of age, is sur- vived by a husband and four small children, and. parents and other rela- tives residing In Scotland. Mrs. Her- vey was a vulna'jlo worker in the ac- tlyjtlca ,of tho Kresbjlerlau church Jiore. The funeral will bo hold this -afternoon, Rev. 0. I'. Barrett officiat- ing. BERLIN WAITERS STRIKE UEIIMN, April majority of public catlcg places.are .closed on ac- rounl ot a strike forty, thousand, waiters. of Big Concentration of Russian Reds HaveSuccesses'; April con- centrations at I'odolin, ore in a communication Issued today by tho general stall, which concen- trations wero revealed by a, recon- nalse of airmen. Violent attacks' by tha enemy, sup- ported by artillery, tho com munlcatlon says.. Polish detachments have dsfeateil the E7th Bolshevik regl ment on Oio Itlyor SWwectana, cap luring much war material.' Mysterious Sniper Kills Two in N.Y. NEW YORK, April mysterious shootings on tho East Sldo during the? last 24 hours, all of them apparently the work of an 11 nIdentified cnlpcr, ara puzzling the pollco. Chariot Gszlno, 26, and Lnscll- Orillp, 23, were each found In a dying condition early Sunday tin the streets o( the lower Kusl llde. qngino was found lying on the sidewalk In Qerock street witli a bullet through head ami Orlllo was found in a similar 6fin- dillpn n St.'. Marks place; Doth of them died without regaining consciousness..'.... Patrick 32, was' found lying on tho Urect In First Avo., near. 97th'.eireet! He .was taken to an hospital where his condition is rouortcd as serious, NEW YORK, April 'tt'. Shelly, formerly of Calgary, where ho: was known as Thomas W. SImpklas, faced arraignment In York- ville court today ,for shooting" Dr. James W. Markoe, an eminent; sur- geon, in fashionable copal church, yesterday. Police ;orfjc- als said they would later ask for the appointment of a commission- to. foe- inline Shelly as to his lunacy. Ho told the iiolica he had escaped a lunatic asylum last week. Pacing his ceil nervously .today, Slmpklns told detectives, In ed answers to riueslions, that hd had worked as a printer in Calgary, Alia., Gary, Ind., Wisconsin, JJew York .anil elsewhere. J The prisoner's rambllngs.indicated that he had a mania for-hearing ser-. mona. He told of listening with plea- sure to a Paulist priest In New York a year ago and of having an argument with a minister in Gftry. "The minister called a cop and had mo ho said. "When I got out I decided to get a revolver. In St. George's yesterday I felt all right until I heard the minister say, 'Sonia pcpplo seem to Ignore others and don't treat them kindly.'" Then, the prisoner told detectives, ho wns seized with ati Impulse to shoot. At another time in his rairiblings, be said: "Slnco I came out of the asylum, I always canleil a rcvPlvei to mako sure I'd never bo put in the nsylum again.'? .Ho added that he had resolved shoot the first person who tried to arrest tim. MOVE TO BRING LAKE TRANSPORTATION UNDER RAILWAY COMMISSION OTTAWA, April Canadian Is set apart for prlvala members' resolutions In the commons and It Is expected that the ftfterncpii will bo devoted to discussion of J, R. Armstrong's bill to bring Inlnnd water transportation within tho jurisdiction o( tho railway commission and J. B. Kilwards' resolution favoring the establishment of a federal bureau pt education, Tha former resolution has been -widely discussed by boards' of trado and other, bodlef, particularly tha former In cities along tho shore 6f thp Great and consldotablp .In- terest Is being manifested in thb'oul- ccio pt Iho v Regulatlqiis" BELFAST, April Wit renewed rioting In Londonderry 'Sunday, evening between Union- ists: and Sinn Feinert, the police clubbing both impartially, Re- volyers were used fre'ely. 1 'A yo'ulh named Matthew DM- rhah was snot in the lungs and. lies 'in a critical condition. The fight- ing was so fierce at Carlisle bridge that pedestrians were lin- "able to return to their homes and were stranded for the night'. The bitterness of the fighting be. .ween'tbe Unionises and Sinn Feiners ed'the police to interfere -with fixed bayonets. The combatants were driv- en'into their own quarters by this means. The. police were heavily ston-. ed 'by.the ntob and made several bay- onet charges. They 6nccterled iu ciearSng tho streets abpiit niidnighL r All persons were search- ed for olrearms. Only one arrest was made, however, in tho case- of.'a youth with a pocket full of iron bolls.. As result of rioting more than 50 .persons -were Created in tlie infirniarj'- Many olbcrs who had keen, injured declined medical attentifilt. One chsnf-1 it developed, sold 72 bandages'tor use'by wounded Individuals. mus '.iinti the! PARIS, .April, maintain; an.'army, enemy'-countrle5 "Ehow'.their will by 'executing the term? of in .tho opinion of govern ment !officials, according to news papers here; Plans under contempia tion for conscripts 'con stantly under training, IS months' se vice bolng required for each mnir. Wages' equal to those paid workers, less the cost of food arid lodging provided by the government, will bo paid'enlisted "men ami con- scripU wh.o re-enltsk It Is expected ,to carry-out tills program will be introduced in the chamber some lime Handlers Now Consider Strike- Add Fuel to Flames. CHICAGO, .April of a new. strike among; raUroad employees' u the Chicago district .today con- 'roiited claims of railroad 'managers and brotherhood officials that thej'in- surgenl" switchmen's-'strike had Ceeri broken and'the situation rapidly was returning-to normal., Bight thousand freight handlers and thirty .thousand railroad clerks, ployed on all line'sV entering; Chltagp will take a conference railroad heads.r WprraiVjchalrman "of ha'd'-been; .empowered ito" BPeak'L for. all the clerks arid, Worrell did' not apnoiincfrdefea'nd'V to be' scorns little: and tho men probably would.-strike Tuesday. Tn the switchmen's.- unauthorized strike, continued improvement in con- ditions throughout the" central and far west was noted. On tho Pacific coast railways oper- ated today for the' first.tlnic since -the strike without embargoes .on perish- able freight. As a result o[ a now'federal descent on strike loaders at'. Chicago, ten men were arrested, nine were released.- on CONFERENCE AT SAN REMO NOW ON SAN REMO, April soctated supreme council began Its format, sessions here today. The" meet- Ing was opened at 11 a.m. in the Villa bevacbau, on the hills to the northwest of the Main town, i Poincare's Appeal N PARIS, ''April mands that the allies, during the San Remo meeiirtg this week, resist all attempts to revise the terms ot the Versailles treaty'witli "are niade by Raymond Potncare, former president.ot the Preucli (n a'n'.'artlcle publisQed b-: the Matin Franco and-Belgium "de privcd of'guarantees" by the failure of the United States to put the tri-partitc conversation into., operation, he'says, and the league of nations ie as yet without means of ac: Hon.. Premier .Jlillerand is congratulated by JI. Poincare for the wisdom he showed a "wise policy in view of the necessity; o! stopping; the military movement leading the allies to the'precipice" arid it is declared the allied should .SUL--- port Franco against .Germany. M. Poincare asserts Germany is "violat- ing .the Versailles treaty and avoid; Ing all and that France and Belgium could not have .'done otherwise than advance east'of the in Julie.. Rules relative to the length r, moustache and beard, which sinco early In the war havo been vcry strict, have been relaxed. In future a soldier may cut his beard In any v.-ay his fancy may dictate nnd ho need not havo his hair closely cropped. Ouo regulation permitted beards, but speci- fied they, must not be so luxuriant as to resell bis collar insignia. was (inlet, today withj the "military confined W tholr bar-] racks. The police, however, wero pre- paring for an expectod renewal tonight: Little Gun Running question in tho bouse ot commons to whetber thcru had .tfee'n attempts] at e'lin-runnlng into Irish asapprtij cently, Andrew Bonor said there iiaii been numerous rumpra regarding Illegal lanillng of arms and jundoubt- c'dly small anus were ;'belng ,1ntro- diictil surreptitiously in'to_ Ireland. their 9wn recognizances to appear in- day and matio bonds of but Harold Heading, chairman of the board of directors ot the United -En- Binemen's Association, waa_ sent. Id jail when ho would not pledge himself to. slay1 away from strike 'meetings. Rhine when German regulars invaded ths' neutral zone iii the Ruhr valley.: i'Tlie Petit Parisien occu- patlon Ruhribasln iu western> Germany is beihg considered Jjel premiers in.San'Reino at a nioet-. Ing of the supremo allied inter'f Nl'fti liein a'vb'rlef dls- but were, "riot agreed as to; the best nieans of pr'ocedm i. '.V There was. a certain coolness ''be- tween M. Slilierand and Premier hloyd George at the opening of..tho meet- ing, but it vanished- In a short ttnic aniline'utmost'cordiality prevailed, at the close, according to the -report of the meeting.' The Turkish Question SAN HKMO, April .the Turkish question waa on the program for first consideration by the allied conference todny, it develops that there already has been discussion over the1 question of enforcing the execu- tion of the treaty oC peace with Her- many. (Continued on Pago 11.) (MfJIEL to Tho rleralti) April About 2 p.m. this afternoon a fatal accident occur- red in.Xo. 3 east mine wlum Louis Nagy, an employee, of the Crow's Xcst Interpretation of Law Rcsultd in Hardships anil i crushed. Coni plaints STEAMSHIP-ARRIVALS Empress of Japan, Vic- toria, B.C., from tho Orient. ATTACKED ACTORS K, April band of Ocr-' mans created a disturbance In n..llioa- Iro at nlikiipilZi soirthwost of !3ruenn, atiacklngtho actors with knives, clubs arid slones. Threo ,of the actors and several spectators were injured. There was no guard ot silled troops in town at the lime, but on tho demand of the- commahdant, British troops were sent to preserve order. NATIVE OF GREECE WINS U, 3. MARATHON BOSTON, Mass.. April Peter Trlvoultdas of New York, a native of Greece, today won the American marathon. road race of The official time wna 2 hours 29.mlnutes 21 seconds. ff lio was taken immediately to Iho hospital unconscious and only regained consciousness shortly before London Paper Declares It Is Ex- periment Which Must x, Find Itself LONDON', April Canadian Associated Is a Ionic editorial in the Morning Post regard' Ing tho coming press cpnforenca in' Canada. It'reealls that at tho firsf conference HQld in London tbe lead- Canadian sub-committee of tfte his death ;il 5 p.m. tie leaves-a -wl-.l ing authorities ot the empire expound-; :low and seven small 'children, llic ed in semi-confidential discourses the being about nlno years, to railtco on pensions met this morning .for tho dlscnssfor: